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Global War on Terrorism

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Information

  • Code Section: 32-6-353, 32-6-250.1, and 32-6-231.1
  • Primary Tag Type(s): GT
  • Secondary Tag Type(s):
    • 01 (Disability Access)
    • MC (Motorcycle Pre-numbered)
    • M1 (Motorcycle Disability)
  • Series Began: May 2017

Purchase Requirements

To purchase this license plate you must be a resident of Alabama who has served or is currently serving in an active status either on active duty or within a reserve component of the U.S. Armed Forces, including the Alabama National Guard and civilian employees of the U.S. Government who are on military orders, in current or future conflicts in support of the global war on terrorism occurring on or after September 11, 2001.

Required Documentation

Prior to purchasing this license plate, the veteran must provide one of the following:

  • DD214
  • Copy of military orders activating the service member to serve in support of the global war on terrorism or any future conflict
  • Letter from unit commander that the service member was on active duty during the time covered by the global war on terrorism or any future conflict
  • Copy of the certificate which accompanies a service medal or ribbon

A civilian employee must provide a letter from the U.S. Government employer certifying that the employee served in support of the global war on terrorism during the time covered by the global war on terrorism or any future conflict.

Other

The Application for Disability Access Parking Privileges must be provided to obtain the disability access license plate.

The plates may not be personalized.

The plates in this category are not transferable between vehicle owners.

This plate may be displayed upon the following type of vehicles:

  • private passenger automobiles
  • pickup trucks
  • motorcycles
  • pleasure motor vehicles (i.e., recreational vehicles) not exceeding 12,000 pounds gross vehicle weight

The license plate design changes every five (5) years.

The surviving spouse of a veteran fitting this criteria may not obtain the plate

The surviving spouse of a veteran fitting this criteria may not retain the plate.

There is no limit to the number of plates the registrant may obtain.

Individual plates are ordered On Demand through the Plate Reservation and Ordering System (PROS). Counties may place bulk orders are placed using the Alabama Inventory Management System (AIMS).

Fees

  • Registration: $15.00 To $105.00 depending on the type of vehicle being registered.
  • Additional fees: $3.00 when metal plate is issued
  • The net proceeds of the $3 are distributed to the Alabama Veterans’ Assistance Fund.